Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Sweet and Savory Deviled Eggs

    My Grandma Phyllis' sweet and savory deviled eggs are unrivaled by any of the ones I've tried. The sweetness of the cherries balances the heat of the jalapeno; celery and pickles give a nice crunch. These snacks are always a party pleaser. —Adrienne Vradenburg, Bakersfield, California

    Michigan Cherry Japanese-Style Cheesecake

    2 reviews

    Michigan is known for its amazing cherries, especially the tart ones, so we have plenty of opportunities to use them....


    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other...


    Raspberry Meringue Hearts

    Here’s a lovely dessert that your guests will think is almost too pretty to eat! I love the graceful heart...


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    Marbled Meringue Hearts

    5 reviews

    Pretty pastel cookies are a fun way to brighten any special occasion. Replace the vanilla with a different extract for...

    Butter Pound Cake

    1 review

    Whether garnished with fresh berries and sprigs of rosemary or just served plain, this rich cake is fabulous. It bakes...


    Pecan French Silk Tarts

    Individual-sized tarts keeps me from over indulging in my favorite dessert—French silk pie. The crunchy pecan base adds an extra...

    Almond Macaroon Tart

    1 review

    My husband loves his aunt's special almond cake, but she’s very secretive about her recipe. So I used that idea...


    Chocolate Lover’s Custards

    1 review

    Just one spoonful of this custard, and you’ll be hooked and request it for every special occasion. Smooth and rich...


    Heavenly Chocolate-Fudge Cake Balls

    My special treat is similar to the popular cake pops—but without the stick! They're guaranteed to calm any chocolate craving...


    Pistachio-Mint Meringue Cookies

    1 review

    This was one of my mom's favorite holiday cookie recipes. Light as air and with the flavors and colors of...

    Conversation Cupcakes

    3 reviews

    Enjoy frosting sweet sentiments onto these valentines cupcakes by baking a batch ahead of time using no-fuss cake mix. You...


    Meringue Kisses

    6 reviews

    There's a nice chocolaty surprise inside these sweet kisses. They're my husband's top choice each Christmas.—Tami Henke, Lockport, Illinois


    Mint Candy Cookies

    "Because you start with a store-bought cookie mix, it takes no time at all to make these minty treats," says...


    Burnt Custard

    4 reviews

    The recipe for this smooth-as-silk custard came from a local restaurant years ago. With its broiled topping it looks pretty...


    Hazelnut Pots de Creme

    White chocolate and toasted ground hazelnuts make a heavenly combination in this rich, silky custard. Guests are sure to rave...

    Winter Wonderland Snowmen Brownies

    These brownies guaranty to make your family and guests smile. They will satisfy any sweet tooth.—Hershey Food Corporation, Cheryl Reitz,...


    Valentine Brownies

    2 reviews

    In Austin, Texas, Susan Ohlendorf found a fun way to show her loved ones how much she cares. She prepares...


    Meringue Torte with Peppermint Cream

    The mother of my brother-in-law, Bill, often made this melt-in-your-mouth torte. A few years after she passed away, I surprised...


    Silky Chocolate Pie

    3 reviews

    Chocolate makes the world go round! We have a family that loves chocolate pies, and this version with a splash...


    Chocolate-Dipped Almond Macaroons

    My mother taught my daughter how to make these chocolaty macaroons. When my daughter was 10 years old, she entered...


    Chocolate-Apricot Coffee Cake

    My big sister shared this sensational coffee cake recipe with me. The unique combination of flavors in the center swirl...


    Peanut Butter Brownie Cups

    10 reviews

    —Karen Presbrey, Pascoag, Rhode Island


    Very Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Cream

    3 reviews

    Here's a way to take a simple cake mix and make it look spectacular! The filling and frosting are really...

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    Strawberry Brownie Bombe

    2 reviews

    Meet the Cook: A friend and I dreamed up this recipe. We use it to entertain and for special family...


    Raspberry French Toast Cups

    3 reviews

    These individual treats are a delightful twist on French toast that make any morning special. “I made this recipe for...


    Schaum Strawberry Torte

    19 reviews

    This recipe was handed down from my German grandma. She took great pride in serving this delicate dessert. Whenever I...


    Cranberry Pavlova

    I was looking for a good desert for Christmas. One that was different than pumpkin and apple pie. I still...


    Mile-High Cranberry Meringue Pie

    1 review

    Your holiday crowd will be blown away when they see this pie with towering meringue on top. Let it sit...


    Chocolate Angel Cake

    26 reviews

    When I was married in 1944, I could barely boil water. My dear mother-in-law taught me her specialty—making the lightest...